OVERVIEW: Complete the Project Management Plan template, including the Executive Summary, Risk Management Plan, Project Quality Plan, and Project Close and Lessons Learned components.
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Use Cosmo, Inc. to complete the final four sections of your project management plan and project schedule. Refer to the Cosmo, Inc. Business Case document for more information.
As the project manager, you are responsible for creating a comprehensive Project Management Plan and Project Schedule to guide your business stakeholders in their decision making and to support a successful project implementation.
Use the Project Plan Template to develop the final sections indicated in the assessment Introduction for your Project Management Plan. Include the following:
- Develop a comprehensive Executive Summary section including high-level information including problem(s), solution(s), timeframe, budget, risks, et cetera.
- Develop a comprehensive Risk Management plan section that includes introduction, risk legend, and risk matrix.
- Develop a comprehensive Quality Management plan section including information on the tools and techniques for each process group.
- Describe the project’s success factors and lessons learned. In the Project Close and Lessons Learned section, include a few postmortem best practices and the top three lessons learned.
- Utilize the Project Management Plan Template.
- References: There is no set number of references required for this assessment. Use scholarly or academic sources where applicable.
- The Project Management Plan is a professional document and should therefore follow the corresponding MBA Academic and Professional Document Guidelines, including single-spaced paragraphs. Be sure to include the link into the project schedule section of the plan’s template.
- Use APA style and format for references and in-text citations.
- Utilize the template, including the title page and reference page.